Why Peru is reviving a pre-Incan technology for water (BBC News)

23 mayo 2021 Agua

18 de mayo de 2021
Fuente: BBC News
Nota de Erica Gies
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  • Peru is turning to ancient indigenous techniques and natural ecosystems to keep its taps running, as climate change threatens to dry out its water supply.

Pre-pandemic, in the austral winter, I drove north out of Lima, up into Peru’s highlands to the village of Huamantanga (wa-mon-TONG-a). I was traveling with scientists who were studying local farmers’ use of a 1,400-year-old technique to extend water availability into the long dry season. Leer más

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